Haecceity Papers Vol 4, Issue 2
Guest Editors Barbara Penner and Daniel Pavlovits
Home and SpaceIn an increasingly globalized, mobile and interconnected world, how can the concept of 'home' and the related notions of 'homeliness', 'identity' and 'belonging' be conceived, argued for and articulated? How might the concept of 'domesticity' be experienced and expressed spatially and argued for theoretically, in creating an inhabitation of what might be conceived of as 'homely' and familiar? In light of the myriad political, economic and social changes of recent decades, might it be that the concept of 'home' as it relates to the notions of 'identity' and 'belonging' has been cut loose from its traditional moorings, sent adrift, transmorphed, and requires re-examination as a result of the ever-increasing migrations of people, information, concomitant cultural residue, social habits and goods?